What Makes your Boss Tick?

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I’ve talked about the importance of managing UP – the most UNDER-UTILIZED direction in which to lead – for years. To that end, there’s a wonderful assessment from Jill Geisler of The Poynter Institute to help you make it more personal for you.

Per Jill, “Your relationship with your boss is built on shared values, goals, and performance. Some bosses are open books; others inscrutable. No matter. It is up to you to learn as much about your manager as you can, in order to make the most of your working relationship. When it comes to managing your boss, knowledge is power. Knowing the answers to these twenty questions can help you and your boss work together more effectively: Read more